Samuel GOODE, Congress, VA (1756-1822)


GOODE, Samuel, a Representative from Virginia; born in “Whitby,” Chesterfield County, Va., March 21, 1756; completed preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced; during the Revolutionary War served as a lieutenant in the Chesterfield Troop of Horse and later as a colonel of militia; member of the Virginia house of delegates 1778-1785; elected as a Republican to the Sixth Congress (March 4, 1799-March 3, 1801); died in Invermay, Mecklenburg County, Va., November 14, 1822; interment on his estate near Invermay, Mecklenburg County, Va.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present